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of the biggest labels in fashion. that's it for tonight's willis report. thanks for joining us. have a great night. we'll see you right back here tomorrow. ♪ lou: good evening, everybody, former senator chuck hagel's path to confirmation has just got a lot more complicated and a lot more difficult. for the first time in history, a nominee to be secretary of defense is forced to clear a 60-vote threshold in the senate to win con confirmation, and ths only the third time in history that any presidential candidate nominee to any post has been forced to win a cloture vote. >> it's the first time in the history of our country that a presidential nominee or secretary of defense has been filibusterde. what a shame. that's the way it is. i ask the concept that under rule 22, the corum be waved, and i asked the cloture vote and ask to honor the rule that the vote occurs friday. lou: hagel, until today, seemed assured of nomination having the support of the entire democratic senate caucus and two republican senators, and then he lost a critical vote this afternoon. republican senator, susan collins
national security to the wind. >> bologna, there have been plenty of times when u.s. has been without the secretary of defense. usually what happens is deputy secretary of defense is the acting secretary of defense, a good guy, he could be acting, are other thing, panettaas not left yet, that is bologna. that is not the argument. the fact is that two reasons that senators are opposing hagel. one is lindsay graham, and senator iaot have real questions about benghazi, and the other hand senator has questions about hagel. both of those together, are causing real problem, and a lot of the wounded on hagel are self inflicted. lou: and waleed as you read that letter from white house revealing, that the president did no contact anyone in the libyan government, that he relied upon his secretary of state, who has said she had no role in the days affairs. what is your reaction? >> well, look, lou, we really don't have the big picture in details about what happened in benghazi. i keep repeating that the key point is, what was the perception of the administration of the threat existing? did they
-mail. finally tonight, since it can no longer be arrested for marijuana use in 18 states, now the irs is after you, i kid you not. medical marijuana distributors could face an effective federal income tax rate as high as 75%. you have to go to france for that kind of a race. a law preventing drug traffickers from profiting off of their crime. so using medical marijuana is legal but not in the eyes of the federal government is not so those basic deductions for small business owners are used to don't apply to marijuana shops. this is one instance uncle sam's needs to tax away. if they think i it's a good ide, at least taxpayers should get some kind of compensation. that is my two cents more. that is it for tonight's "the willis report." thank you for joining us. >> good evening, everybody, i am lori rothman in for "lou dobbs tonight." wwe're four days away from spending cuts known as the sequester from kicking in. president obama predicting armageddon but still not negotiating with congress. still looking to raise taxes and on the campaign trail instead of working toward a negotiated solution. p
. >> i hope no one uses the term illegal immigrants here today. our citizens are not -- the people in this country are not illegal, they are of a status. lou: congressman john conyers. the united states is an unusual country. this venture brings in more immigrants, legal and illegal then any other country, but also performs more abortions than any other country. and an important knew book lays out how are historically low birthrates in this country are a foundation for disaster. author, columnist, conservative commentator joining me to discuss his important knew book, what to expect when no one is expecting. we begin tonight with the president to wishes he had never heard the word sequester. but the economy contracting in the latest reading of gdp and the rap -- rapidly approaching onset of dramatic budget spending cuts that would further slow our economy, the president is asking congress to bail him out of a fiscal crisis of his own making, trying to defer sequester, which was his administration's idea. president obama showing no sign of regret or even irony nor any sign that his
's interaction with it. >> the jobs council provided us a series of ideas, many of which the president acted on. it did not require some leaves us ideaso be generated. >> from the start critics believe the council was intended to create the appearance of action in the face of soaring unemployment. it only met four times and had fewer than two dozen conference calls enlisting sessions. republicans ultimately criticized the council and criticized mr. obama for not meeting with it. >> one thing the president could have done instead of wasting so much time blaming others would have been to convene the jobs council he created amidst so much fanfare. >> the press secretary said the president to -- treated is of counsel is more of a nuisance than a vehicle to spur job creation. was the republican national committee chair tweeted news this morning that the economy contracted last quarter comes as obama's jobs council ends. great work. you're excused. the council was shared -- chaired by gec hope jeffrey mlb and included prominent labor leaders and economists. mr. barr rejected the call to bypass the st
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disaster of all time? take a plane. that is it for tonight's "the willis report." thank you for joining us. dvr the show if you cannot catch it live. have a great night. >> good evening, everybody. the deadline for sequestration has already moved until sometime friday when the president will sign the order. adding another day to the president's campaign on the impact of the potential sequester and the president's personal political organization organizing for america spending out across america to dozens of cities and spreading his message of fear and despair. obama supporters and unions have moved a long way from the themes of hope and change, haven't they. today the head of the national air traffic controllers association predicted major hubs in chicago, houston would be forced to shut down resulting in fewer flights perhaps third fewer flights at major airports. the union warning of significant delays, possible safety hazards including limiting lending options during bad weather all because of the sequester. union president said "if they proceed, these indiscriminate cuts will ultimatel
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